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John Stocker, interviewed by Tom Spurling and Terry Healy, 25 May 2018
John Stocker held the position of Chief Executive at CSIRO from 1990 to 1995
Annabelle Duncan, interviewed by Tom Spurling and Terry Healy, 6 February 2019
Annabelle Duncan was the Chief of the Division of Molecular Science (1999-2005)
RV Investigator skidding time-lapse
The 93.9 metre research vessel, which weighs 6,082 ton, was moved from the wharf to a barge using a hydraulic system, and then towed to a dock, where the barge was submerged, leaving the vessel floating.
Parkes radio telescope and the Apollo 11 Moon landing
In July 1969, the Parkes Observatory played an important role in history, when it received and broadcast the first Moon landing, Apollo 11.
Mary Ann Augustin
Mary Ann Augustin has had several science leadership and multi-disciplinary project leader roles at CSIRO. Her main area of research is in protein structure and immunoparasitology.
Richard Norman (Dick) Manchester
Dr Manchester, an Honorary Fellow with CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science, is a world-leading authority on pulsars. During his career Dick Manchester has led teams that have discovered more than 1700 pulsars, about sixty per cent of all pulsars now known.
The Living Soil (1982)
Without spoken commentary, this film depicts both the life of the soil and the life within it.
Reclaiming the land (1991)
Researcher Emmett O'Loughlin and his team tackle a major land rehabilitation problem using TOPOG, a new computer-based system which can provide solutions to such diverse problems as soil erosion, soil salinity and drinking water quality.